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Bergen Point Festival celebrates 150 years of Bayonne

Thousands flocked to Broadway between Fifth Street and Cottage Street for the 7th annual Bergen Point Fall Festival, put on by the Bergen Point Merchants in conjunction with the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone. This...

RWJ Barnabas is purchasing two CarePoint Hospitals, fate of Bayonne Medical Center is unknown

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis publicly announced that he received word from credible sources that RWJBarnabas Health has plans to buy out CarePoint Health systems. That merger, he said, could lead to the closure of...

Will Bayonne Medical Center flatline?

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis publicly announced that he'd received word from credible sources that RWJBarnabas Health has plans to buy out CarePoint Health systems. That merger, he said, could lead to the closure of...

Council takes up grab bag of resolutions

Things were surprisingly cut-and-dried at the last Bayonne Council meeting prior to the Nov. 5 municipal election. Members introduced and adopted a number of measures. One of those was a license agreement with Lincoln Equities,...

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Girl Scouts beautify utility box Members of Bayonne’s Girl Scout troops recently unveiled their finished art project by covering a utility box at the corner of 47th Street and Broadway with scouting-themed paintings. Kristen Americk, mother...

School counselor claims politics blocked her promotion

School counselor and former Woodrow Wilson School assistant principal Tara Furmaniak has alleged that members of the Bayonne Board of Education passed her over for a promotion because Board of Education Candidate Leo Smith...

Roasting Chuck Wepner

Chuck Wepner isn't a guy most people would take jabs at, but wisecracks reigned supreme at a recent Wepner roast at The Chandelier. The roast’s participants included members of the New York City’s Friar’s Club,...

Bayonne’s grid team making postseason plans

The 2019 high school football season was expected to be a total wash for the Bees of Bayonne High School. After all, the Bees lost a ton of talent from their hive, including four players...

Bayonne crash leaves one dead, five injured

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fatal, three-car collision that occurred in Bayonne over the weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 12 at approximately 12:50 a.m., members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to the...

Neighborhood Watch launched by First Ward candidate Paul Hagdorn

First Ward Council candidate Paul Hagdorn previously spoke with the Bayonne Community News regarding a number of goals he’d like to meet if things go his way on Election Day, Nov. 5, now just...
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